Daily Archives: January 14, 2020

Wilson County Veterans Memorial, Fredonia – Kansas Tuesdays January 14, 2020

As I continue my westward trek across Kansas this week, I started moving south as I zigzag through the state. I saw Wakeeney in Trego County and went looking for what’s to see or do in the area. I came … Continue reading

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Who Was Chef Boyardee? — Lynn Thaler

Hector Boiardi was born in Italy. He moved to American in 1914. Hector worked at the Plaza Hotel, and eventually he became the head chef. He was a caterer for the rich and famous, to include President Woodrow Wilson. Hector … Continue reading

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Destroyed identities – the digital reconstruction of Auschwitz-Birkenau victims’ data December 27, 2019

I ran across this recently – Destroyed identities – the digital reconstruction of Auschwitz-Birkenau victims’ data December 27, 2019: auschwitz.org/en/museum/news/destroyed-identities-the-digital-reconstruction-of-auschwitz-birkenau-victims-data,1398.html. A long article, but this should give you an understanding of the task they are looking to achieve. More than … Continue reading

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This Secretive Surveillance Company Is Selling Cops Cameras Hidden in Gravestones – Vice January 9, 2020

I saw this earlier today on Vice as I was looking for Tombstone Tuesdays possibilities – This Secretive Surveillance Company Is Selling Cops Cameras Hidden in Gravestones: https://www.vice.com/en_us/article/qjdp95/this-secretive-surveillance-company-is-selling-cops-cameras-hidden-in-gravestones.  Adding this to I Haven’t Seen It All tag. Special Services Group … Continue reading

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Coffee Talks: We Tried a Meal Subscription Box and Here’s What Happened — Housewife Hustle

My husband and I love to cook. We cook pretty much every night and eat out rarely. Cooking together is important to us…. The post Coffee Talks: We Tried a Meal Subscription Box and Here’s What Happened appeared first on … Continue reading

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Religious Symbols on V. A. Headstones – Tombstone Tuesdays January 14, 2020

Over 700 words! While I have posted about the V. A. Grave Locator website several times before – V. A. Nationwide Gravesite Locator – Tombstone Tuesdays December 31, 2019, United States National Cemetery System – Tombstone Tuesdays July 16, 2019, … Continue reading

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Johannes Finds Loving Family After a Difficult Search – MyHeritage January 14, 2020

I saw this on MyHeritage today – Johannes Finds Loving Family After a Difficult Search: https://blog.myheritage.com/2020/01/johannes-finds-loving-family-after-a-difficult-search/.  by Talya January 14, 2020 User Stories Johannes was adopted as a child and grew up in Germany. When he was 20, he decided … Continue reading

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Genealogical DNA Testing Companies and Current DNA Sales January 14, 2020

Current January 2019 DNA sales, updated daily or every other day. Continue reading

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Japanese Unit 731 — Pacific Paratrooper

Warning !! There are pictures in this post that may be very upsetting. In the 1930s-‘40s, the Japanese Empire committed atrocities across Asia, such as the Rape of Nanking. German crimes such as human medical testing committed in concentration camps … Continue reading

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5 Best Places in Italy to Explore Your Heritage – FamilySearch January 7, 2020

I saw this on FamilySearch – 5 Best Places in Italy to Explore Your Heritage: https://www.familysearch.org/blog/en/5-best-places-in-italy-explore-heritage/. I cut down the article to keep it around 500 words, but more information in link above. January 7, 2020  – by  Sunny Morton Italy … Continue reading

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